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Nov 19, 2012 12:00pm PST
has new information this noontime. shows us the new sketch just released and the increase reward being offered. >> reporter: san jose police are searching for the man depicted in this newly-released sketch, wanted in connection with the violent crime wave across the city. investigators say he and his accomplice, jonathan wilbanks, shot it out with officers friday night. willbanks was arrested but his partner got away. >> we're very concerned which is why we're here enlisting the public's help in getting the suspect in custody, why we've been working around the clock. police have not been able to identify this man who may or may not be in san jose. this morning, the mayor announced his office is doubling the reward money in this case. there's now $20,000 being offered. >> we know that people know the suspects. we know that somebody has information. >> reporter: investigators say this pair were behind a string of crimes including four armed robberies. >> reporter: police say while these two armed men were on the run, they tried to carjack a driver outside the 7/11 store. that man ended u
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 12:00pm PST
of oakland are on strike today. christien kafton joins us live to explain why and how it is impacting business there. >> reporter: good afternoon. take a look. you can see that the workers are here at one of the entrances to the port. now, we understand that word is spreading among those workers right now that they can picket out here. they can demonstrate but they cannot block more vehicles from entering. meanwhile, we can tell you that other unions out here at the port are refusing to cross those picket lines. members marched in front of the entrances of the port today starting at about 5:30 this morning, blocking more than 100 trucks trying to deliver or pick up cargo containers. >> the idea of shutting down the port was to let them know we're serious. we want them back at the bargaining table. we don't feel like they've been taking us seriously. >> we understand right now, seven private marine terminals have elected to close for the day. there is an arbitration underway and the arbitration is an ongoing process. >> reporter: union organizers in the port have been negotiating a new
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 12:00pm PST
good job of like keeping us updated on if things were gonna change and the crew was late getting back when we could have left earlier. they treated us fine once we were on the flight but i was just frustrated. everyone was. >> reporter: by 4:30 this morn, passengers found the occasional crowd and then the departures. they said even the rain didn't damage their optimism. >> so far so good. i think it should be okay. >> reporter: there are some delays from inbound from chicago chicago and boston -- from chicago and boston. coming back to our live shot, you can see folks flights arriving and duty managers said about an hour and a half ago, there are still parking spots. if you are leaving today and you do need to park that's still an option for you. we're live at sfo, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials at san jose airport say they are not having any delays because of the weather there. but they are seeing major delays on southwest airlines involving flights to or through chicago's midway airport due to weather there. some of the flights are delayed for several hours. th
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm PST
technology for $90 million. they will use the facility for their operations. no additional details was given. president obama called solyndra a model of green technology and then went bankrupt later. >>> new health concerns about another type of energy product, this time it is the 5-hour energy which comes in a shot size bottle. ktvu's david stevenson tells us what led to the investigation. david? >> reporter: first, monster energy, now 5-hour energy is being scrutinized for possible link to injuries and deaths. >> reporter: she is a coordinator at ucsf and relies on 5-hour energy shots to give a boost. >> i try not to do it too often. only on days when i feel like i am sluggish. >> the food and drug administration is taking a closer look at the drink. they confirms to ktvu it received reports of 13 deaths and 30 reports of life threatening injuries since 2008. >> energy drinks are about two cups of coffee and kind of put together in a way that might encourage you to take multiple doses. >> reporter: they asked researchers to look into hundreds of cases involving a variety of energy drippin
FOX
Nov 26, 2012 2:00am PST
of the iranian experience in the 1970s, and -- but, what should the u.s. be doing, saying, this is unacceptable and thank mr. morsi for his efforts in brokering a cease-fire, which is, by the way, incredibly fragile but is not what is acceptable, what the american taxpayers expect and our dollars will be directly related to the progress towards democracy, which you promised the people of egypt, when your party and you were elected president. >> chris: let's talk about that. because, morsi took his step hours after secretary of state clinton praised him for helping broker the deal between hamas and israel and so far, at least the administration issued, the state department, a tepid criticism. how tough should they get with them? directly say pull back, what should our demands an leverage be? >> our leverage is obviously, not only the substantial billions in aid we provide, plus, debt forgiveness and an i. -- an imf deal, but the marshalling world publish opinion is against this kind of move by mr. morsi. we appreciate president morsi's action but it always in the past the united states that brok
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
police, swat police ended a standoff with a wanted man by using flash bang grenades. there you see windows were shattered at this home near holly park. the standoff involved the suspect accused of injuring a police officer by ramming a patrol car during a chase yesterday afternoon. police lost track of that man until someone called the police hours later. >> later that evening at about 8:30 p.m., police got a tip that the same suspect was in a residence on the 100 block of appleton. >> the standoff started about 10:45 and there you see police arrested the man. he had spent time in federal prison and has connections to gangs in san francisco. >>> san jose police were called out to a fire at a home where marijuana plants were found growing inside. the police did not issue any citations because they sate person at the home had a medical marijuana card and was growing the marijuana legally. he had about five or six plant that were found in the garage. it was a small fire. it did burn part of the garage though. firefighters were able to put it out and nobody was hurt. >> problems wit
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. young people, fights. you know, dui's. >> reporter: extra officers will be on the street tonight. polic
FOX
Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
you for joining us. let's get a quick look at the weather and rain. >> couple reports already coming in. excuse me. it's on its way. that means from this point forward the morning commute will start to get on the wet side. the evening commute will be on the moderate to heavy side. that will be two bands one in the morning and one in the afternoon. >>> live news chopper two showing a picture of a mess on the bay bridge. we had reports of two crashes it's trying to clear up whether or not it's two or one bad one here. this crash on the bridge definitely we see one westbound coming up and just temporarily blocked all the lanes. now they are in the two right lanes here approaching treasure aland. we also had a crash reported on the other side of treasure island. it's unclear if that one is there or not. for sure they are trying to get the cars out of there. the tow truck is hooked up to one of the vehicles. this has made a huge backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. if you are trying to get into san francisco your commute will be tough. and the rain son the way. that will not help. let's g
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
spree. one police officer was wounded during the violence. alex savidge tells us one suspect is still on the loose. good morning, alex. >> san jose police need the public's help this morning to identify and capture that second man involved in this violent string of crimes. police say this pair of criminals shot and killed a driver. they were trying to carjack and you can take a look here and see a memorial is set up this morning with flowers and cards for the victim. identified as rory pediford. one arrest has been made. police believe he and accomplice committed four separate armories and opened fire on officers as they pursued. police have eventually returned fire wounding willbanks and in the end he was taken into custody. but police say willbank's accomplice got away during that shootout and a man hunt is on the way to find him. he is considered a serious threat to the public. san jose police offering a $10,000 reward for any information in this case. later on police will be holding a news conference to update the search in this investigation as they try to find again a second man
FOX
Nov 20, 2012 5:00pm PST
'm used to the rain. >> reporter: for those looking past thanksgiving already we watched as these two big rigs rolled up carrying 1200 trees. we'll take you to an auto mechanic shop and show you how the rain, wind, this weather and the holiday are kind of jamming up business there. live in san rafel, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we have significant weather out there in the pacific. take a look, live storm tracker shows you rain but also the massive system. most of the activity is going to fall north of this line. so the cold front lies pretty much right now just north of the bay area proper. up towards santa rosa coming in close. what you'll see is the heavier rain showers. that's the front. it's not moving. this thing is dragging. it's going to be slow. typically a front would roll through the bay area in a few hours. it's not. it's just sitting up there. you can see heavier rain just north up towards the fountain grove area. they're getting heavy rain. we'll head out towards the park area a little further south. you have a little bit of a break there as those showers are sto
FOX
Nov 21, 2012 7:00am PST
last night. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live to explain what caused the victim to go out in the dark. >> reporter: good morning. this man's body was recovered. it's believed he drowned. firefighters say he went out in the rain last night trying to find his lost cat and he ended up falling off this sleep cliff behind his house and he landed in the water. this is a water-filled rock quarry right below his home here. this is next to the rockridge shopping center. the oakland fire department launched a search around 7:00 last night after the man's friend reported him missing. rescuers used a boat. one rescue worker rappelled down the cliff. just before 1:00 this morning, they found the man's body about 30 feet under water. one of the drivers involved in this recovery operation explain how they locate a body in dark, murky water like this. >> we use a circle search where we set an anchor at the bottom and a buoy at the top. we have drivers stationed on the bottom and another diver that circles that anchor searching for our target. >> reporter: so far, authorities are not releasing the ide
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
was covering the story all morning and joins us live to explain what they all have in common. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. police are calling this guy a serial arsonist and he shows no signs of slowing down. we are here in front of where police believe he last struck, a house across the street from the vallejo police department. >>> it was firefighters third call in about a 12 hour stretch. >> scary, because i slept through the whole thing. >> reporter: lori lives nearby the latest fire that broke out in a vacant office building around 7:30 this morning there. >> you don't see anybody on the streets after 8:00. more like we are under marshal law right now. >> fire investigators have been working with police to catch the person they believe is stop for setting 30 fires over a six to eight month timeframe within a half-mile radius. >> these fires have been kind of similar patterns in terms of vacant buildings, usually set from the exterior but again we have a task force investigating them at this time. >> officials say the arsonist struck an empty house there after 8:00. no one
FOX
Nov 18, 2012 10:00am PST
'll ask our sunday panel can a deal be made in time. and our power player of the week, killing us softly with her songs, all, right now, on fox news sunday. ♪ >> chris: and hello, again from fox news in washington. we'll talk with our guests in a moment but first an update on the tense military situation on the gaza border. leland vittert has the latest. leland? >> reporter: chris, israel is very much a country on the brink of war. we have seen hundreds, if not thousands of tanks and personally carriers, ready to push into the gaza strip, in a moment's notice, because the airstrike simply did not stop the rockets flying out of gaza, towards israel. and the iron dome intercepted a number of those rockets today. however, about 8 or 10 got through, causing a half dozen injuries inside of southern israel. and, for the israelis, the airstrikes continued pounding away, day five of hitting the gaza strip, so far the airstrikes killed 50-plus people, half of them civilians, including a number of children and the air forces hit almost a thousand targets, and, leveled much of hamas's infrastruct
FOX
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
killed in the south bay will be laid to rest today. matt keller joining us live with more on the service and the update on the investigation there to the case. >> reporter: yeah. i checked in with the san jose police department spokesperson for the update on this case. they are still search for a second suspect or at least that's what was happening all this week as they released a sketch on that expect now hee mailed me back and said per the homicide unit we aren't confirming or denying any new information. that came after i asked them if an arrest had been made. >> the man was shot and killed last week. one of the suspects a 26-year- old was in court wednesday. police say he and another man robbed four businesses, murdered a 22-year-old in a carjacking and participated in a shoot out with two officers one of the officers was hit and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. willbanks was arrested the next morning. officers released a sketch of the second suspect, a 20,000- dollar reward is being offered for his arrest. the funeral for the victim is being held this morning at 11. we wi
FOX
Nov 15, 2012 7:00am PST
to this report. shell has not yet responded, but a chevron spokesperson told us she will review the information in the report, and prepare a response and get pack later on this morning. now, the new research will be presented to lawmakers during a state senate committee hearing on bay area transportation. that happens at 10:00 this morning here in san francisco. the chair that have committee, again hope the hearings will result in what he refers to as more direct overitem of refineries moving forward. >>> we have developing news, a woman driver facing several charges in san francisco, after a wild police chase that left behind several crashes, and injuries. you can see the damage that just happened hours ago. >> reporter: they are trying to fix the damage, they are trying to help put this traffic light back in service, because this is a very busy intersection. and as the morning progresses, more traffic coming through. these traffic lights are not working, and here's why. take a look. we pan to the left, you can see the mess left behind. this is where the collision ended. you can actually see p
FOX
Nov 25, 2012 7:00am PST
. >>> early morning wake up call in a san francisco neighborhood. >> it is a foggy start for many of us. we have an advisory for some. i will have that, coming up. >>> this is ktvu, "mornings on 2". >> welcome to "mornings on 2", it is sunday, november 25th. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. a lot of fog. we will check in with the forecast. good morning, rosemary. >> along the peninsula and in  through the delta, can you see it here. it will be in through the morning hours. we do have the advisory for the north valley locations. visibility is down to quarter of a mile and that quarter mile visibility popping up in some areas. talking about oakland, crossing the bridges and give yourself extra time and plan for that. i will show you what to expect for the afternoon, coming up. >>> deadly holiday weekend, and this morning the fog could be slowing down the holiday weekend commute. this is the san mateo bridge. matt? >> reporter: yes, mike, fog is a major issue and especially if you are driving on bay area area. and on the -- bay area bridges and warning everyone about the fog. it is
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm PST
in giving back to those, the veterans that dedicated to much so us. >> reporter: currently, mission solano houses 20 veterans. it is opened 24 hours a day. >>> at arlington cemetery, families can use an app to find their loved ones. there was a scandal regarding unmarked graves. since then, they photographed the graves and created a mobile phone app. >>> a second woman linked to the david petraeus scandal is asking for privacy tonight. jill kelly brought the affair to life. she claims broadwell sent her threatening e-mails warning her to stay away from petraeus. he was stunned to learn about the threatening e-mails. the sudden resignation of petraeus left congress if you wereious. they want to know -- why they were not told earlier. some senators want to know if national security was put at risk. >> the general accepted down days before he was expected to be here testifying in front of the senate intelligence committee on the benghazi at tacks. the cia is in the spotlight as they prepared to be grilled about the attack. they are now criticizing the fbi, the department of justice and the wh
FOX
Nov 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
have live team coverage for you tonight. mark has been tracking this latest sim em all day for us but we first go to jade hernandez live in castro valley. >> reporter: it has been raining steadily for quite sometime. minutes ago there was a downpour and it tapered off. we are along stanton avenue and you can see traffic [ inaudible ]. we are been driving all over. why don't you take a look at this. we've been finding pockets of rain coming down pretty hard. [ inaudible ] >> this weather is real slow. >> it can't be real bad. you can come over here and watch the rain and hang out the fellas and get your hair cut. it is all good. >> these are pictures that we took earlier in the day in a soggy san rafael as you can see here. we'll have much more on this rainy weather when we check in with our meteorologist mark. >>> despite the rainy weather, holiday travel and people flying in and out of airports are experiencing minor delays. oakland and san jose have gate holds or arrival delays of 15 minutes or less and san francisco is also running smoothly tonight but about 10% of flights have
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 7:00am PST
defense system. u.s. lawmakers are closely following the developments. >>> the united states of america has got to push as hard as we can to resolve this israeli/palestinian issue. so many events are making that process go forward. >> senator mccain goes on to believe he thinks the u.s. should send a high-ranking official. >> this is the first visit ever. coming up at 7:15, the other history-making stop on the president's stop. >> three people have been arrested now in connection with the death of a homeless man in santa cruz. police say the body of the 51- year-old victim was found late saturday night. he was pronounced dead at the camp site south of depot park. shortly after police say they found the suspects, jeremiah long, michael hudson and shaland gonzalez. they were booked for murder. the oakland tribune says the police union filed a harsh critique in court. the union also claims internal affairs investigators resulted in injust -- resulted in unjust charges. a judge will hear arguments about whether to appoint a federal receiver. >>> volunteers are preparing to serve holiday mea
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
told us a psychiatrist diginosed him as a paranoid -- diagnosed him as a paranoid schizophrenic. >> i know he has a fixed delusion about the battle between good and evil. >> the defense still needs a second opinion for which one goh asked for an interpreter. >> made him unable to cooperate and assist me as counsel. >> reporter: he says it is obvious one goh is gaining the system. according to had defense the fact he speaks english is an indication of just how sick he is. >> talks to his lawyer in english. >> reporter: an for instructor at oikos university says if he is found incompetent then justice will not be served and that will be a bitter pill for this campus to swallow. on tuesday they will hold a memorial service to remember and honor the 7 lives lost. reporting live, patty lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the six oikos university students and employee whose were killed. a school secretary, a young woman working towards her nussing degree and a janitor who took -- nursing degree and a janitor who took class there. >>> in the last hour we learned a boy who was shot
FOX
Nov 29, 2012 6:00am PST
. claudine wong is at the university to tell us what is wrong and what is being tonight to fix those phones, claudine in. >> well the eye tee is safe and if could you run, it would get you to a dispatch and they could get you help. a student who was stabbed off campus used one of these phones to call for help. here is the problem, a lot of these phones break down quite a bit. i am not even sure if this phone is working. the lights are supposed to be flashing. i asked the san francisco police department if this phone was asking and to be perfectly honest, i didn't want to press the button because it is like calling 911. when they find out it is not working they will put a big sign on it. but when there is rain, they are looking for a quick fix. they are looking at this problem they want fixed. we will be dealing with the police department this morning and we are trying to talk to students and we will keep you updated on this story on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> later today, they are voting whether to recognize the palestinians as a non member state. they are celebrating and why the
FOX
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve paulson for the forecast this week. pretty nice today? >> well, a lot of clouds. the ladder half of the week looks good. now today is that betweener day. we are waiting for one more front. that will be here tuesday night and early wednesday. today a lot of clouds. mostly cloudy. more clouds to the north. highs in the 60s. we'll have aened monday night forecast coming up. >>> right now traffic is getting a little crowded here at the bay bridge toll plaza. it does not look lighter than usual. you can see traffic is a little busy. also we're looking at the commute on highway 4 it's also getting a little slow. 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> all right thank you sal. topping our news a man hunt is under way in the south bay for the second suspect of a violent crime spree and police shooting. now you're looking live at the 7-eleven. this is where a memorial has been set up to remember the 22- year-old victim who was killed when the suspects tried to take his car. now that was just one of the violent crimes police say the men wer
FOX
Nov 23, 2012 7:00am PST
. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense. lysol. mission for health. >>> stores are filling up fast here in san francisco as those early bird black friday shoppers search for bargains. we'll show you the mad rush to get inside one place. >>> and we have team coverage this morning of the black friday shopping rush. our ktvu cameras are at several packed bay area shopping mals this morning. >>> and thanksgiving violence, gunfire out of san rafael nightclub. we have new information from the scene. >>> also it just happened hours ago, a deadly shooting in oakland, why this kills is considered especially tragic. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >>> good morning, welcome to friday, it's november 23rd. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell today. happening right now we want to take you to shops centers, with people trying to get their hands on black friday deals. and he's been with shoppers since 4:30 this m
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm PST
to handle the crisis. port officials will not tell us they are paying the second firm, the first firm, $400 per hour. according to published reports, he says they have lead to millions of dollars in business here at the port. the port expects to get an update on the investigation when it meets tomorrow. at the port of oakland, eric rasmussen. >> > >> reporter: you can see from these pictures taken late today, workers have made significant progress in cleaning us the massive mess. how hay figures into their efforts, mike has the story. >> >> reporter: you nailed it. hay will be playing a pretty big ricky foley in this incident. let me set the stage for you right now. behind me, a neighborhood park. there is a few feet of mud below it. this mud will stay here throughout this coming weekend, the focus is on the hillside above and the storm brewing off the coast. day two in daily city, one filled with spraying -- >> people play there or walk their dogs. >> doesn't look like it today. >> not any more. >> reporter: buried, a critical one in the park. today, the hunt to find it got underway. meant
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Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
three hours earlier this year. at toys are us, there were deals at 8:00 p.m. >> we like the toys and markers and stuff like that. >> there is a train set we want for my kids. >> thanksgiving day is becoming a bargain hunter's holiday, sears opened its doors, people in oakland lining up at 4:30 to get fifty inch televisions for $300. in dublin there were lines and people hoping to get laptops for $180 and that is men recognized each other from last year. >> we said we will set up our tents and try to get deals. >> we have coffee and tea and everything. >> according to the national retail federation, stores depend on holiday sales for 25 to 40% of their annual revenue. spending is expected to be up 4.1% this year and some shoppers say they like the convenience of the longer hours. >> it adds an extra day and it helps out. >> i think i like to it have it on thanksgiving so now i can plan more. after this i need to go to the other malls and then tomorrow i need to plan for costco. >>> target and many other stores are staying open tonight through friday evening and judging by how full
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Nov 16, 2012 4:30am PST
with the u.s. bankruptcy court. yesterday the company announced it would shut down its plans nation-wide if striking union workers did not return to their jobs. as of late last night workers remained on the picket lines and refused to head back to work. the company employs 18,000 people. >>> oakland police say good fortune and observant officer may have helped them put a dent in gang violence. last night they arrested ronny at the ruth's chris steak house in san francisco. an off duty oakland officer saw him and his entourage entering the restaurant. police worked up a tactical plan and arrested him without incident as hi left the restaurant. >> we have put forth a lot of efforts with the department of justice, las vegas metro police department. tracking him in several locations. >> he faces potential charges including home, robberies, weapons violations and shootings. police believe his wife was shot eight times while picking up her child at a day care. an hour before last nights arrest, oakland police raided his home in las vegas hoping to catch him there. >>> a bay area mother is
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
gang leader. you'll see what happened next. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. already it's friday november 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i got an overcoat. i'm going to needs it? >> yes. that is a good call. you were listening. there has been light rain but the heavier is off the san mateo and santa cruz coastline. cloudy day. rain in the morning and again in the evening. i think the evening commute could be a little worse. we'll explain why coming up in five minutes. here is sal. >>> steve, right now san mateo bridge traffic looks good heading out to the high-rise. the traffic will be effected by today's rain. so please plan accordingly. westbound bay bridge the traffic is still at the speed limit. now at 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> breaking news we first told you about at 4:30. police in vallejo arresting a 14-year-old boy for a brutal attack on a 65-year-old woman. claudine wong is in vallejo with all the details of a kidnapping and attack and demand for ransom. >> reporter: let me
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Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
. here is sal. >>> steve mentioned the winds may be an issue on the bridges and causeway so use care. also this morning we are looking at the commute on 101 that traffic looks good approaching the split, it is 5:00 let's go to the desk. >>> they are dealing with two water-main breaks. we have alex savage there right now, what is going on right now, alex? >> reporter: people in pittsburgh will be waking up without running water and we will show you why, right here. this is that broken water-main and you can see crews are working on it to try and get access and obviously do the repair work necessary to get the water back on. this is the crews in the city of pittsburgh and they are working between york and cutter. this water-main break is running and at this point, both of the streets in this area are dry. we will show what you this looked like when we first got here as crews were pulling water out of the street. the call was about 8:00 this morning and it sent water rushing down the street. we talked with a man who lives a couple of blocks away and he said at the height of this break
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Nov 22, 2012 7:00am PST
downtown, people are going encouraged to used the light rail to actually get here. all highway 87 ramps will remain open, and back out live, just to give you have an idea of just how huge this event it, the arch you're looking at, i'm told by organizers, that they've expanded that and 14,000 people will bass under that arch -- pass under that arch each minute. these people are motivated to dress up and try to win, because you can win airplane tickets, and tickets to the 49ers games that are coming up. so we will bring you more once this first race against underway at 7:45. that's the 10 k wheelchair rice. i-- race. >>> it is 7:07. police reopen westbound 580 in oakland after a wild freeway shoot-out forced a complete shut down of the busy freeway on thanksgiving eve. investigators say passengers in two cars fired shots at each other near the seminary avenue exit around 80:00 last night. one car was riddled with bullets, but passengers were gone by the time the police arrived. traffic was diverted for almost two hours, but all lanes were back open by 11:30 last night, and so far, no inju
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
of this old quarry about 30 feet below the surface of the water. battalion chief told us the rain may have played a role in this deadly accident. >> it's raining and it's wet back there. so this person may have gone back looking for their cats many times. but today because of the weather, may have lost their footing and fell in the water. >> reporter: the fire department says this man may have fallen as close to 100 feet down into the water. firefighter says they did end up finding a cat on the hillside of this quarry. they believe it belongs to the has been who died here last night. they are not identifying the man who died last night. they are only describing him being in his late 50s or early 60s. live this morning in oakland alex savidge. >>> time now 5:03. roads are still wet. it rained hard and steady all night causing a big mess out there on the roads. several spinouts and fender bender have been reported and a lot of drivers had no choice. they had to drive slower just to keep from losing control. at the airports a real nightmare on one of the busiest travel days of the year. ktvu
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
. new at noon police just finished a news briefing, alex savidge joins us live with more on the investigation and the people who helped the victim. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon, at that briefing that wrapped up here a lieutenant said this woman is lucky she survived. witnesses found her beaten in a ditch along the side of the freeway. bound with duct tape. police used those witness accounts and also information from the victim herself to track down and arrest a 14-year- old boy in connection withis vicious attack. investigators say the 65-year- old woman was kidnapped at gun point late yesterday from this shopping center on the 100 block of plaza drive. vallejo police say the gunman forced her to drive her minivan several miles away to an area near hidden brook parkway. that is where investigators believe this 14-year-old attacker sexually assaulted the woman and beat her unconscious, the teen drove off in the woman's minivan. thankfully though witnesses found her and got her help, quite possibly saving her life. >> in the greatest sense they were imp
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Nov 18, 2012 7:00am PST
they will target our house and shell us, when we came here this morning there was a house but now there is no house. >> they have killed close to 60,000 pal standians and two used by journals. they accused hamas of meeting in bangkok thailand. >> there is no country on earth that would tolerate missiles raining down from outside of its borders. >> we are fully portative -- supportive. >> president barack obama will head to miramar to maze democratic reforms is and the ntsb is investigating why two choppers patrology hit each other. six -- patrolling hit each other. it has not been determine fire department weather was a factor in that -- whether -- it has not been determined if weather was a factor in that accident. >>> and finding the flaw, the changes being made by it hs security screening system. >>> it is a sunny day outside. it is cold out there, make sure to bundle up and there is no more around the bay area, 7:10 you are watching morning on 2. uz [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receiver
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Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
. thank you for waking up with us. let's check in with steve paulson. it's important week. >> it is. >> yes. thanksgiving by the way coming up. >> thank you. cloudy skies. we had a little break from some of that rain. the cloud cover there is still some up there. rain stays to the north. that is going to change. we'll talk about that coming up in five minutes. highs today in the 60s. here is sal. >>> good morning. right now san francisco traffic looking good. no major problems coming up to the 80 split right now. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving approaching the bay bridge. it's 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> all right thank you, sal. in just a few hours san jose police will be speaking out about a series of crimes that led up to an officer involved shooting. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks and another man are responsible for four armed robberies. a homicide and officer involved shooting all in one night. wilbanks was arrested friday when he and another man opened fire on two officers. one of the officers is hurt and is recovering. police are offering a $
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Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
in the u.s. air force and the fbi says they planned to leave this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> also now we are hearing the biographer who has had an affair with general david petraeus has hired somebody to represent her. you are looking at paula broadwell at her home in north carolina which now surrounded constantly by the news media and reporters. she hired a park group to represent her. it throat an fbi investigation which exposed paula broadwell's a fair with general david petraeus. >>> they are holding off a ground move in the middle east. here is more on what exactly hillary rodham clinton secretary of state hopes to accomplish. >> reporter: israel has agreed to hold off on the ground move and hillary rodham clinton is adding her voice to the negotiations and is headed to jerusalem egypt to help deescalate the violence. israeli targeted areas to rule out hamas leaders and gaza militants continued rocket strikes on israeli cities. israel has agreed to a cease- fire and gaza ministry of health said more than 900 have been injured over the past week. they have been takin
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Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
-mart should pay us more. and can afford to pay us more. >> organizers are expected to take place. the discount chains are not expected to disrupt holiday shopping. >>> this morning, it is back up after they disrupted after the eve of thanksgiving. they were shooting at each other around 8:30 last night. one officer found a quarreled with bullets at the scene. all lanes were reopened last night and so far no injuries have been reported. it does not appear that freeway gun battle is related to a whom said that happened about a mile away. they got a call where the victim was injured and they drove him to another area and he was pronounced dead at the scene. >>> a man fell to his death in a water filled quarry. he was looking for his cat tuesday and on the edge of that quarry. he fell down the 100-foot cliff and into the water. divers arrived too late, neighbors say he was devoted for his cat. >> i know he didn't intend to give his life for his animals but that's what happened. we will miss him. >> they will meet with the quarry owners and see if there is anything they could do. >>> them gaza cele
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
to the vacation hold records from the contra costa county times and could be using that to burglarize your home. >> it broadcasts you are going a be gone and they know the start dates and end dates. >> reporter: any idea how they get this information? >> no. >> reporter: police got the warning from other law enforcement agencies and they are looking into the issue. but investigators saw this before. they say there is an easy alternative to putting a vacation hold. >> have a neighbor that will bring your mail and newspapers inside. >> reporter: we couldn't reach anyone with the contra costa county times. they now rely on a neighbor to pick up their paper when they are out of time. >> that way it is in the house safe. >> reporter: despite the new concerns, police say using common sense is your best defense, turning on a light and not leaving out items like garbage cans. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police are investigating a string of smash and grabs. people found this, car windows smashed. you can see here the dashboard ripped apart in this suv. police received 5 reports but can't sa
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm PST
. ktvu's matt kerfuffle keller is live for us. >> reporter: heather you can see the major damage behind me. done by the fire. ironically the fireplace and chimney still stand as investigators say that is where the flames started. the 911 call came at 3:30 this morning from inside the home on sonia way. firefighters say the man told them he was trying to light a fire in the fireplace to stay warm during a chilly morning when the flames o'rupted. >> when we arrived on scene, we saw the house was fully engulfed with flames coming out the front window. >> i didn't realize it was that bad until this morning. >> reporter: friends and family say the man living here is visually impaired and has multiple sclerosis. he escaped uninjured. family members say he say hoarder hiving in the living in the home for decades. >> he has nowhere to go. >> reporter: an insurance adjuster on the scene says he has been to four house fires in just the past 24 hours with at least two started in the fireplace. firefighters say once the temperatures go down, the number of house fires go up. as people try to stay
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Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
as well as community activists. the message stop the war in gaza and end u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before with israel the aggressor against the palestinian people. >> i think there's been a false demonstration that israel is retaliating. in fact, already there are far more palestinian casuals than there are israeli. >> reporter: proisrael groups staged a counter protest. >> i am here because i was in israel in 2009 when the rockets first hit. and then it was really, really horrible. >> the jewish community does not want to see this escalate into a full out war but israel has a right to defend its citizens. >> reporter: the san francisco police department had a lot of extra barricades on hand as well as nearly 20 officers on scene just in case. the protest lasted about 90 minutes during the evening rush hour and ended with no injuries and no arrests. in san francisco, cara liu, channel 2 news. >>> a veteran correspondent who is in the middle east says it feels like war. bombs sounded like thunder in gaza city tonight. israel has launched
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Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
a suspicious fire destroyed their belongings. ktvu's lorainne blanco tells us the fire took some of those most precious items. >> reporter: for the second straight morning, firefighters tamed flames in an oakland carport. this fire started near a buick at 41st and market, destroying two cars and a motorcycle. >> they were basically near our house. you could hear the explosions, see the fire. >> reporter: deandre brown didn't have time to worry about his car or his things. all he could think about was bringing his wife and twin toddlers to safety. >> i can't even really imagine, like, what i'm going through around the holiday, the family. it's just terrible. >> reporter: this car was the family's only transportation, and the stuff that was inside that metal storage unit was just as important. >> i don't know what to do with it. like, this is their first baby clothes. i put this on them when they were in the hospital to come home and now it's all ruined! >> reporter: also ruined, the kids clothes, their stroller and all of their toys. >> i'm counting my blessings and thank god that it wasn't our
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Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
at this hour. and the highway patrol tells us again that every time it rains, slow down. live in novato, ken wayne. >>> moisture has been pushing on shore all day. but the dynamics are just now arriving. you saw ken wayne in the frontal system. the main dynamics, the main rain but it's heading out. first thing we point out is all the moisture. it's been wet all day. the dynamics are now just reaching the bay. you see some of the heaviest rain near millvalely. i got reports of heavy rainfall, maybe a quarter inch an hour rainfall out toward san rafael as well as out toward richmond. check out san francisco in the outer richmond, the outer sunset. the rain is falling out toward the loan mountain. you have rain out toward daily city and the bay view district and showers now down toward shark park in pacifica and san francisco airport. drop across the bay over toward emeryville up in broadway terrace. you have showers up in orinda as well. these showers now are starting to increase and they will continue to increase as we go through the next hour so as this system starts to work its way south.
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00pm PST
all the way out to the ocean. crews say they used a bleach mixture to disinfect the promenade before opening it. but the beach will be closed for up to a week. >> just so people don't come in contact with it or have their dogs in it. then we'll go ahead and do the water quality testing, which we do normally, to make sure the bacteria levels are low enough to reopen it. >> reporter: they are also taking data and investigating the pressure level and what caused the backup. crews posted signs today warning residents and surfers. some people said they were concerned about the contamination. >> because it's pollution and you can get sick from it. yeah, it does. as you see, there's nobody in the water. >> reporter: and we do have a live look now for you from news chopper 2 of the scene. they are cleaning up. they expect to get lab results back tomorrow that should indicate whether it's safe for people to go into the water. but, again, back here live, the great highway closed for about four blocks between balboa and fulton. reporting live, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> in san jose, police are lo
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Nov 11, 2012 7:00am PST
bay mountain and valley locations. some of us slipping back to near 30 degrees. show you what you can expect for your afternoon coming up. >>> a memorial is being dedicated on this veterans day for the men and women who serve this country. >> hundreds are expected at the ceremony. allie rasmus joins us. >> reporter: this is behind the park in the community center. this is the new veterans memorial that is going to be unveiled and dedicated officially today at 11:00 for veteran's day. it is 35 feet across. you can see the flagpole in the center of t and they will have a brand new flag flying from it. it is one for each branch of the military. now, it took eight months to build and countless hours of effort to raise the $200,000 needed to build the memorial. >> this is the post war 1961 that spearheaded the project. now, that it is complete. it will be dedicated at a ceremony that starts here in the park. this is in castor valley. >> there will be a helicopter and c-130 flyover. dignitaries will speak and members of the american legion. veterans of foreign wars will lay wreaths out here
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am PST
the first of two systems. >> and in case you are just joining us this bay bridge drive is terrible. why we have very long lines coming up to the toll plaza. mornings on 2 starts now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. welcome. >> it's friday november 16th. topping our news a brutal assault and kidnapping of a 65- year-old woman. the suspect is a 14-year-old. we are in vallejo where we have been following this developing story since 4:30. >> reporter: good morning. police are planning on holding a press conference later this morning where we expect to learn more details but here is what we know. this all started here, this is the plaza shopping center. it's a fairly big shopping center. the woman was coming out of one of the stores when police say she was kidnapped at gun point. according to police she was forced in to her own car and forced to drive this area. she was then the victim of a physical and sexual assault. the victim was left unconscious and duct taped in a ditch and the suspect fled in her car. passerbies noticed
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Nov 20, 2012 7:00am PST
been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clinton, now on her way to jerusalem to help try to work out a cease-fire. alison? >> reporter: dave, this is new this morning. egypt's president, who has been taking the lead in the negotiations, now says he believes a cease-fire is imminent. secretary of state, hillary clinton, will be meeting with israel's prime minister in about five hours in jerusalem. then she heads to the west bank to meet with palestinian leaders and finally to chiro rowe to consult with -- cairo to consult with egyptian officials. the death t
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Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
rasmussen and he tells us getting around requires a lot of patience, eric. >> reporter: it certainly did tonight. julie right now we're down to just the slightest mist but the rain was coming down at a good clip. actually talked to some people who said they tried to wait out the run and the rain in the afternoon commute. but when they got on the roads tonight they still got stuck in some heavy traffic. wet roads and rattled nerves had some drivers waiting an hour or more just to get across the bay bridge from san francisco to oakland. >> how's your commute going tonight? >> sucks. >> it's not a good commute. >> reporter: drivers in the east bay shared that frustration. chopper2 captured this massive back up on 580 near liver mother this afternoon even after crews cleared a big rig crash on the highway. parts of the north bay saw some of the heaviest rain tonight but it did not stop natalie from walking her two husky, max and burne. >> there's a story about the two mischievous boys. >> reporter: and they're out in the rain. >> dragging me as usual. where i live over here it floods a bit.
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Nov 21, 2012 12:30am PST
kardashian, there's no way you can help us, or help anyone or help israel or help palestine or egypt or who ever. >> i have to agree. here are the things you're good at. sex tapes, fake marriages. looking over your shoulder with your mouth open. that's something you're really good at. >> this has international incident written all over it. i believe somebody just put -- >> dish nation is bringing you a preview of the new lady gaga video cake. take a look. >> i would love to. >> she's making love to cake, is what she's doing. >> wow zlm! >> where does she get a butt like that. >> gaga got super hot all of a sudden in my book. >> if this is just a snip et of a three or four minute video, what else could she show us? >> cupcakes. >> she's going to knock out the entire line of pastries? >> you could break some flan. >> i don't want 20 think what she's going to do with a canoli. >> i hope those weren't hostess products because they're in limited supply already. >> imagine her dancing to say good-bye to my ding-dong. >> it feels so wrong. >> maybe she hasn't said good-bye to hers. >> what flavor
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Nov 15, 2012 5:00am PST
. . >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, we will check in with steve paulson and see when the rain will come. >>> it ends mostly today, we'll see some sun and they are getting closer but they will be here later this afternoon, highs mainly in the 60s, here is sal. >>> traffic will be light so far and we come to concord, it is already busy but not stop and go. also the commute looks good across the bay, 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> new this morning, just hours ago a fire raced through a bar in salon know -- salvano county. >> reporter: they are putting out some hot spots behind me and a fire broke out around 2:45 this morning. heavy flames could be seen outside of the rear and then spread inside. this went to a two alarm and they plea of it may be the work of an arsonist. >> off and on we have had a rash of suspicious fires. we had one with a residential building that was vacant. that is under investigation and also deemed suspicious. >> -- >> reporter: now last night after 8:00 that fire he was talking about happened 3 or 4 houses down and caused quite a bit of damage and
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
but told us he's been with the department since 2005 and earns a salary between 79 and $100,000 a year. we learned that tong served as an exporter of arms at this gun store and briefly ran a gun shop in san bruno before filing for bankruptcy in july. >> and late this afternoon the district attorney's office told us eight years in state prison if convicted. now, coming up at 6:00, what we've learned about tong's background including a string of angry creditors that he has left behind. for now reporting live, david steven son, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are on storm watch tonight. tonight people in that neighborhood in daily city where there was a huge mid spill earlier this week are on edge worried about whether the hillside is stable. carol lou is there tonight and tells us why the city says they don't have to worry. carol. >> well, you see there's rain out here right now. i can tell you this is certainly making a lot of the residents nervous by the city tells us this area has been weatherize today handle the additional rain anticipated this weekend. the rain is rattling nerves in this da
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00pm PST
will not forget that. >> reporter: this is their grandson's memorial. bill showed us what he wears around his neck. his youth unmistakable. one year ago today josh learned a roadside bomb ended tonight. tonight people gathered in front of veteran's memorial hall. they remembered the marine's life and how he changed theirs. >> ♪ >> reporter: with a hand over her heart and eyed crossed, denise remembers the loss of others. >> the lives lost in this community are priceless. >> we weren't sure if we wanted to have something because we didn't know that the day would bring us as far as emotions but more and more people were asking and it seemed like they wanted to come together. >> reporter: remembers their son in such a public way helps the foundation started in honor of josh's death. as the group grows the support hasn't waiverred. >> the response in the town was amazed and it hasn't waiverred a built. >> reporter: primo's donated 10% of their proceeds for anyone who came in and mentioned josh's foundation. >>> the service at evergreen cemetery recalled america's worse mass suicide. coleader jones a
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Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
of san francisco. right now crew roberts scene of a fire in the bay view district. tara moriarty joins us live from the scene with the latest tara. >> reporter: we are here at the corner of hamas and ingalls. you got this around 5:00 if >> yeah around 4:30, 5:00 this morning. first units on the scene encountered a little fire coming from this carport. it was held to a first alarm. what you see there appears to be some type of workshop. a couple cars were involved. we were able to make a quick knock down of the fire. right now the cause is not determined at this time. arson will respond and we will get a declaration of the origin. >> reporter: at this point you can't tell if it was suspicious. >> i wouldn't say suspicious. i would say a pork spot. >> reporter: a lot of time there is are different things that can come bust. >> yes. but we will leave this undetermined until arson comes out. >> reporter: all right and what time will they be coming out here and will this be an investigation will it start pretty much in the morning when they can get a better view of everything? >> arson will be
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